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|There are a many ways to develop
your own applications for the Pilot. There are also many
great sites that have information on this topic. The Palm
Tree will not try to duplicate or one-up these other
sites, but will try to provide links to these sites to
help the potential developer find all the great resources
available! Here are some of the best starting points to
OS Platform Development - The official Palm
Platform Developers site.
OS Programmers FAQ (formerly Wade's Pilot Programming
FAQ) - A very comprehensive FAQ with many links
providing a great starting point for learning how to
create software for the Pilot
- Developer.com has links to many development
resources for the Palm (and other platforms). Resources
you can find include compilers, tools, articles,
Massena's Pilot Software Development - Darrin
Massena is heavily involved with Pilot development. He
maintains a great site and even has programming
newsgroups on his own server! Check it out.
Howlett's Pilot Page - GNU Pilot SDK Page -
Documentation & tutorials for the GNU Pilot
development package mentioned below. Also has sample C
programs for the Pilot with source code that can be
compiled with GNU.
- Pilot C development package - A complete
package including a C compiler, resource compiler,
linker, and other tools for Pilot development. Available
for free. Get it from Palm.
Lehett's GNU home page - Info on the GNU Pilot C
Resource Compiler - PilRC - Wes Cherry's Pilot
Resource Compiler home page. PilRC is now maintained by
Frequently Asked Questions - Frequently asked
questions about C programming from the comp.lang.c
DAT file format - Format of the PC based .DAT
files generated by HotSync.